Best-Performing Cities
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Large Cities 2014

Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area

Overall Rank: 178      Population: 315,690

The 2014 Milken Institute Best-Performing Cities Index ranks U.S. metropolitan areas by how well they are creating and sustaining jobs and economic growth. The components include job, wage and salary, and technology growth. In most years, these give a good indication of the underlying structural performance of regional economics.

Metro's Performance in Each Index Component

Component 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Score/
Value
5-yr Job Growth1 124  88  59  87  126  155  96.18 
1-yr Job Growth2 72  142  185  112  155  99.03 
5-yr Wages & Salaries Growth3 173  146  132  95  163  159  94.16 
1-yr Wages & Salaries Growth4 89  22  142  165  178  71  99.94 
Short-Term Job Growth5 35  188  187  172  53  198  9734.00% 
5-yr Relative HT GDP Growth6 137  87  180  193  199  199  58.79 
1-yr Relative HT GDP Growth7 53  175  133  96  200  194  92.21 
High-Tech GDP LQ8 44  45  80  66  71  78  0.89 
# of HT GDP LQs Over 19 130  106  109  129  144  143  2.0 

2013-2014 Growth Comparison (by score)